Chris Matthews 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament and Charity Auction, Fernando Rodney Softball Game and Charity Auction
The Boys and Girls Club of Bellevue will host a two-day sports celebrity weekend event to be held at the Foster Family Foundation Branch of Bellevue Boys & Girls Club at Hidden Valley Sports on July 11th and 12th.
Saturday, July 11th—Seahawk Chris Matthews will be joined by Jermaine Kearse, K.J. Wright, B. J. Daniels,Kevin Smith and more to play in the Celebrity Round of a 3:3 basketball tournament and charity auction. The tournament starts at 1:30PM with the Open Division for all players high school aged and above. Teams can be all high school, mixed ages, all boys, all girls or co-ed. The winning team will advance on to play for the Championship Title in the Celebrity Division commencing at 5PM Saturday evening. The event is open to the public with a $10 suggested donation to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue. Teams of 3 – 4 may register to play in the Open Division or individuals may secure a spot to play with the Pros in the Celebrity Division. Visit www.bgcbellevue.org for more information.
Sunday, July 12th—Mariner Fernando Rodney will be joined by former Mariner Jeff Cirillo, former New Oleans Saint Reggie Jones, Bachelorette Desiree Hartsock and husband Chris Siegfried, Bachelor Jason Mesnick, and star of The Voice, Mycle Wastman, will be on hand to play a friendly game of softball the Hidden Valley Sports Field at 5PM. Visit www.bgcbellevue.org for more information. Participants and spectators are also encouraged to bring backpacks and school supplies which will be donated to school children in the Dominican Republic. Club kids will offer concessions featuring traditional baseball fare, and 206 Sports Group will host a charity auction featuring a bat autographed by Albert Pujols, and refreshment station.
Proceeds from both events will benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue and its Be Great Bellevue campaign to raise funds to build a new Clubhouse in Bellevue.
About The Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue was established in 1952. Currently the organization has 12 sites throughout the City of Bellevue and serves children 2 ½ - 19 years of age. Club programs include the Project Learn After-school Program, structured athletic leagues, Preschool, and Teen specific programming. Our mission follows that of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, which is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. www.bgcbellevue.org